Today is the last day of office for two Senators who have played a key role in the pursuit of human rights and better health outcomes for intersex people in Australia, and we thank them both for their commitment and work.
Film, TV and video (page 3 of 5)
Film, TV and video about intersex people and issues.
Internationally, work on intersex issues is partially supported by the inclusion of “sexual orientation and gender identity” (SOGI) in a small number of UN resolutions, joint statements, and reports of Special Rapporteurs. UN resolutions establish frameworks for national legislation find their way into national law, as was the case In the last year with the…
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The 25th Session of the Human Rights Council in March 2014 witnessed a historic first: the first ever side event exclusively focused on intersex issues, titled Intersex People and Human Rights: Violations, Voices and Visions. OII Australia was proud to participate, alongside other NGOs.
Daléa Rundblad talks about intersex, bodies, family and happiness. Updated after Daléa’s interview in Cosmopolitan magazine.
In the Commonwealth Parliament tonight, senators from each of the three main parties gave extraordinary and powerful speeches. We heard clear recognition that the medical treatment of intersex people is a human rights issue, that intersex is not a disorder, and that intersex people must be heard.
The movie “Both” (2005) by filmmaker Lisset Barcellos is well worth watching, and the full length movie is now available on Vimeo. Haunted by memories of her long-dead brother, a stunt double living in San Francisco discovers her sexual identity is a tissue of lies created by her parents and doctors. 86 minutes. Important: this…
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On Monday 10 March at the United Nations Human Rights Council, Holly Greenberry spoke on intersex issues on behalf of a group of intersex organisations. Holly also thanked the Special Rapporteur on torture, and the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders on our behalf. Statement to the Human Rights Council Watch Holly…
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Morgan Carpenter and Tony Briffa (OII Australia) and Bonnie Hart (AISSGA) spoke on intersex healthcare in Geelong in October. The event also discussed healthcare pathways for transgender and gender diverse youth. Morgan gave a presentation: Tony and Bonnie participated in a panel discussion with Dr Nate Reid and Tracy Whitmore:
XXXY is a short, 13 minute movie by Porter Gale and Laleh Soomekh, then students at Stanford University Department of Art and Art History, and released in 2000. Watch the full movie can be watched here or via Vimeo.
Tony Briffa, OII Australia and AISSGA board member, talks about Tony’s experience as an intersex person in this animation for the NICHE IDAHO project.
This page presents a range of working, Australian and international definitions of intersex. Intersex people are born with physical sex characteristics that don’t fit medical and social norms for female or male bodies.
I am a combination of male and female. That is the way that nature made me. And there’s nothing wrong with that. OII Australia and AISSGA board member Tony Briffa appeared in a segment on intersex, trans and gender diverse people tonight on ABC’s 7.30 current affairs programme and a matching news article. Tony did…
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